Uptake of health services for common mental disorders by first-generation Turkish and Moroccan migrants in the Netherlands

@article{Fassaert2009UptakeOH,
  title={Uptake of health services for common mental disorders by first-generation Turkish and Moroccan migrants in the Netherlands},
  author={Thijs J. L. Fassaert and Matty A S de Wit and Arnoud P. Verhoeff and Wilco C. Tuinebreijer and Wim H. M. Gorissen and Aartjan T F Beekman and Jack J. M. Dekker},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={307 - 307}
}
BACKGROUND Migration and ethnic minority status have been associated with higher occurrence of common mental disorders (CMD), while mental health care utilisation by non-Western migrants has been reported to be low compared to the general population in Western host countries. Still, the evidence-base for this is poor. This study evaluates uptake of mental health services for CMD and psychological distress among first-generation non-Western migrants in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING
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